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Oct 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
said the night before. >> i'm sorry, i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs. i'm going to stop subsidies to other things. i like pbs. i like big bird. i like you, too, actually. >> when he was asked what he would do to cut the deficit and reduce spending, he said he would eliminate funding for public television. [ laughter ] >> boo! >> that was his answer. >> i mean, thank goodness somebody is finally getting tough on big bird! [ laughter ] >> reporter: big bird smack-dab in the middle of politics. so the candidates have a little under two weeks to prepare for their next face-off. they are going to be meeting in a town hall style debate in new york on october 16th. cnn's candy crowley will moderate that. and then on october 22nd, they will be talking about foreign policy in florida. that final forum will be moderated by bob schieffer who was of course from cbs. the vice-presidential candidates meet up on tuesday and the indication already is that they will not have as much leeway to control the conversation during that i debate as they did last night. there's been a lot of crit
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
promised cuts to unnecessary funding like pbs. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. [ laughter ] >> elmo has been seen in a white suburban driving for the border. [ laughter ] >> oscar is hiding out in his trash can. we're cracking down on 'em! governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he's gonna bring the hammer down on sesame street. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> they appear to be engaged in a game of angry bird. in ohio mitt romney took a sesame street swipe of his own right back at the president. >> time like this for the president to get up and say, as he has over these last several days, that he is focused on saving big bird is -- [ laughter ] >> -- is kind of a strange thing because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs and brighter prospects. >> yeah! [ applause and cheers ] >> president obama has had the edge in ohio for weeks. but romney's post-debate popularity bounce has put him back in the game. >>> in fact, a new cnn poll shows the battle for the buckeye state is tight. that poll gives the president just a 4-point e
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